B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber
  • High Spirits: B-2 maintainers fuel global reach

    Its 172-foot wingspan is interrupted only by the placement of four engines, each capable of providing 17,300 pounds of thrust to get a two man crew from point A to B. On a regular day, A is Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri; B could be on the other side of the globe.   It travels at high subsonic speeds often at elevations approaching 50,000 feet.
  • USAFWS weapons officers employ total force training during Libya B-2 strike

    Two B-2 Spirit bombers departed Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri for a transatlantic flight to Libya on Jan. 18 in what would become the B-2’s first combat mission since Operation Odyssey Dawn in 2011.

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